KC BLUE ANGELS HOST KICKING FOR A CURE GAME
The Kaskaskia College Athletic Department is having a free clinic, autograph day, and a “Kicking for a Cure” soccer game this afternoon. The Blue Angels soccer team will play Robert Morris University at 4:00 p.m. followed by the free clinic and autograph session. All proceeds from the game benefit cancer research. For more information, call 545-3175.
GREENVILLE JUNIOR HIGH BASEBALL WINS TWO GAMES OVER WEEKEND
The Greenville Junior High Bluejays baseball team won two games over the weekend. In a double header on Saturday the Bluejays first beat Mascoutah 10-6, then beat Salem 3-0. The Bluejays are off to a great start this season at 5-2.
Scott J. McLean
Scott J. McLean, age 42, of Greenville, passed away Friday, August 23, at his home. Memorial services for 42 year-old Scott J. McLean will be Friday, at 10:00 a.m., at the Greenville First Christian Church. Burial will be in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday, from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the church. Memorials are suggested to Stephanie McLean for Maxwell McLean’s college fund. Young Funeral Home in Greenville is in charge of arrangements.
Emma Ledbetter, age 97 of Clinton, Illinois and formerly of Greenville, Illinois, passed away Saturday, August 24, 2013 in Liberty Village Nursing Home, Clinton, Illinois.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville. Interment will follow in Mt. Auburn Cemetery. Visitation will be held 11:00 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville. For those who desire, memorials may be made to the Greenville First Baptist Church or St. Jude's.
Emma, the daughter of Henry and Ada Vena Vogel Hemken, was born December 1, 1915 in Montgomery County near Walshville, Illinois. Mrs. Ledbetter grew up on the family farm and went to school, attended the Missimore School, Reno, Illinois. She worked for Sim's Dime Store, the Sterling Store and for 23 years at DeMoulin Brothers in Greenville, retiring in 1979. In 2008, Emma moved to Clinton, Illinois to be close to family.
Emma and Luther Allah Ledbetter were united in marriage on February 25, 1933 in Montgomery County, Illinois. They enjoyed 62 years of marriage before his passing in 1995.
Emma is survived by her son, Bill L. Ledbetter and his wife Lynda of Clinton, Illinois, brother Otto Hemken of Walshville, Illinois, 2 grandchildren; Karen Underwood and Lori Murphy, 4 great-grandchildren; Jeremy, Jill, Candi and Samantha and 7 great-great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers; Marion at age 3, Burl and Russell, sister Ruby Hughes and a great-grandchild Hunter.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Utlaut Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and ILGWU.
Paul A. Quigley, SMSGT USAF
Paul A. Quigley, age 73 of Trenton, a retired Senior Master Sergeant with the United States Air Force, passed away Thursday at his home. A funeral mass of Christian burial will be held today at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Trenton. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery with full military honors. Friends may call this morning from 8:00 to 9:45 a.m. at the Moss Funeral Home in Trenton. Memorials are suggested to Hospice of Southern Illinois or to the Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Mr. Quigley was born July 12, 1940 in Corning, NY to Henry and Marian (Nares) Quigley; they preceded him in death.
Her married Juanita “Nita” Shaw on October 9, 1976; she preceded him in death on May 14, 2010.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was also preceded in death by a sister, Eunice Bennett; and brothers, Thomas, John, Gary, and Herbert Quigley.
Surviving are his sons, Paul (Denise) Quigley, Jr. of Dublin, Ireland and Michael (Jeanine) Quigley of Schererville, IN; step-children, Bradley (Debra) Cornell and Beth (Curt) Meredith all of Elburn; his special friend, Connie Morber of Campbell Hill; siblings, Fred Quigley of Charleston, SC, Nancy (Steven) Dah of Darien, Norma Quigley of Westmont, Hank Quigley of Gary, IN, and Margaret Quigley of California; honorary friend, Sherry (Ron) Deien of Trenton, and several sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law,
Paul retired from the United States Air Force as a Senior Master Sergeant and he also worked as a teacher’s aide at Union Elementary School in Belleville.
He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Trenton, Past Commander of the Trenton VFW Post 7983, Trenton Knights of Columbus Council 2932, Knights of Columbus 4th Degree Bishop Althoff Assembly, and was a former member of the American Legion in Crown Point, IN.
Ronald Snow, age 69, of Greenville, formerly of Mulberry Grove, passed away Wednesday at Highland Healthcare. Funeral services will be held today at 2:00 p.m. at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will be in Tennessee. Friends may call today from noon until service time at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Veteran’s Organizations of Mulberry Grove.
Ronald Murl Snow the son of Murl Kimbro Snow, who survives and Jennie Williams Snow, was born November 7, 1943 in Donnellson, Illinois. He grew up around Greenville, attended the local schools and graduated from Mulberry Grove High School. Mr. Snow served our country in the United States Marine Corps. He was honorably discharged. Ronald drove a truck for many companies in the area and worked at carlisle Rubber.
Ronald and Amanda Lou Ford were united in marriage on October 3, 1971 in Tennessee. She passed away October 5, 2008.
Surviving are his children; Phillip (Mendi) Snow of Indiana, Steven (Tanya) Snow of Alabama, Jennie Snow of Florida and Sandra (Joey) Self of Tennessee. He is also survived by his father Murl and 8 wonderful grandchildren and a sister Sandra Kay Fought of Florida.
Mr. Snow is preceded in death by his wife, sister Retha Larson and his mother.
Martha C. Duing, age 89 of Germantown, passed away Saturday at Scenic Hills Care Center in Ferdinand, IN. A funeral mass of Christian burial will be Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. at St. Boniface Catholic Curch in Germantown. Burial will be in St. Boniface cemetery. Friends may call today from 4 to 8 PM and Tuesday from 8:00 to 9:45 a.m. at the Moss Funeral Home in Germantown. Memorials are suggested to St. Boniface Catholic Church or Mater Dei High School.
Martha C. Duing 89 of Germantown died Saturday August 24, 2013 at Scenic Hills Care Center in Ferdinand, IN
She was born April 9, 1924 in Bartelso to Louis and Mary (Pingsterhaus) Varel: they preceded her in death.
She married Walter Duing May 14, 1960 at St. Cecilia Church in Bartelso and he preceded her in death February 18, 2013.
Also preceded in death by a brother Louis Varel Jr., a sister Agnes Holtmann. Brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Joseph Holtmann, Joseph Huelsmann, Marcella Varel, Alfred Korte, Lavern Laux, Irlene Varel, Mary and Al Timmermann, George and Ceil Duing, Marcella Krebs, Alvina and Ray Hustedde, Cornelius Henrichs.
Surviving are her children Diane (Mark) Ginter of Ferdinand, IN, Jeff (Mary Jo) Duing of Draper UT.
8 grandchildren Katie (Jeremy) Goebel, Michelle, John, Matthew, Luke, Joel and Joshua Ginter, Jacob Duing.
Brothers Leo Varel of Bartelso, Edwin “Ep” Varel of Carlyle
Sisters Clara Huelsmann of Bartelso, Lucille Korte of St. Rose, Laura Laux of Breese
Brother-in-law Clarence Krebs of Carlyle
Sister-in-law Amanda Henrichs of Breese
Martha had worked at Wee Walker Shoe Factory in Carlyle, and was a beautician. She enjoyed canning and quilting. Traveling, square dancing and her grandchildren.
She was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church and Altar Sodality in Germantown, Clinton County Farm Bureau, Mascoutah Silver square – square dance club, and an honorary member of St. Joseph's Hospital Auxiliary in Breese.
David B. Lancey
David B. Lancey, age 46 of St. Louis, passed away Friday at his residence. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. to service time at the Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home. Memorials are suggested to Stray Rescue St. Louis or H.I.S. K.I.D.S.
He was born on Thursday, March 30, 1967, in East Saint Louis, IL, the son of Terry M. and Virginia L. (nee Chappell) Lancey.
Mr. Lancey was born at East Saint Louis, IL; moved to Highland, IL, at age 1; and was a 1985 graduate of Highland High School. While in high school he participated in all the schools plays. He also performed at Diamond Mineral Springs and Southern Illinois-Edwardsville theaters. After high school, David toured & performed, as a singer and dancer, at military bases throughout the world for the Department of Defense. He had worked at Tri-Ford in Highland; manager of Lakeside Cafe at the St. Louis Zoo; worked as a Bartender and waiter at several St. Louis restaurants; and, managed food service at the Savis Center. He was a big fan of the "Oscars" and collected all the winners' CDs; he also enjoyed watching show-tunes movies. David was a cat lover, especially his latest cat, Oscar.
Parents - Terry M. and Virginia L. (nee Chappell) Lancey, Highland, IL
Brother - Stephen M. Lancey, Breese, IL
Brother - Kelly Q Lancey, Highland, IL
Sister - Suzie Kay Lancey, Highland, IL
Special Friend of 19 years - Robert J. "Bob" Maurer, Saint Louis, MO
Nephew - Quinn A. (Rachel) Frey, US Navy, San Diego, CA
Nephew - Kevin M. (Sarah) Hennessy, Saint Louis, MO
Niece - Katie A. Lancey, Saint Louis, MO
Niece - Libby M. (finace-Jon Quinones) Lancey, Saint Louis, MO
Niece - Amanda R. Lancey, Chicago, IL
Nephew - Jonathan M. Lancey, Breese, IL
Niece - Kelly Ann M. Lancey, Denver, CO
Great Niece - Ava M. Weidner, Saint Louis, MO
Great Nephew - Jon "Jack" A. Quinones, Saint Louis, MO.
He was preceded in death by
Brother - Edward Scott Lancey (died 07/21/2012 @ age 49).
Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at 10:00 am at St. Damian's Catholic Church in Damiansville with Fr. Jack Joyce and Deacon Glen Netemeyer officiating. Interment will follow in St. Damian's Cemetery.
Visitation will be Monday, August 26, 2013 from 4:00-8:00 pm and again on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 from 8:00-9:15 am at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese. Memorials can be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois, St. Damian's Catholic Church, of to the donor's choice and will be received at the funeral home. Ralph J. Koopmann, 77, of Damiansville, died Saturday, August 24, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Koopmann was born July 24, 1936 in Germantown Township to Ben and Frances (Varel) Koopmann; they preceded him in death.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a grandson, Sam Schumacher; a sister, Bertha Carvar; a brother, Bernie Koopmann; brothers-in-law, Melvin Carvar, Jim Varel, Alfred "Shorty" Santel, and Jerome Varel; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Clem and Sarah (Linnemann) Santel; and nieces and nephews.
He married Bernadine Santel on May 30, 1961 at St. Damian's Catholic Church in Damiansville; she survives in Damiansville.
Also surviving are his children, Kathy (Rob) Schumacher of St. Rose. Theresa (Mike) Zobrist of Highland, Ric (Barb) Koopmann of Breese, Ron (Margie) Koopmann of Breese, and Randy (Melissa) Koopmann of Carlyle; 10 grandchildren, Lauren and Grant Schumacher, Brittne' and Shane Zobrist, Sarah and Alex Koopmann, Abby and Lucas Koopmann, Ben and Zach Koopmann; his siblings, Rita (Joe) Deiters of Beckemeyer, Leonard (Betty) Koopmann of Bartelso, Mary (Jerry) Grawe of Bartelso, Betty Varel of Bartelso, Norbert (Joan) Koopmann of Bartelso, and Albert Koopmann of Bartelso; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Phyllis Koopmann of Breese, Janet Santel of Damiansville, Dolores "Toots" Varel of Bartelso, Diane (Bobby) Masterson of Damiansville, Robert "Smitty" (Ellarine) Santel of Damiansville, and Ollie (Esther) Santel of Iowa; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Ralph was a lifelong mechanic and he retired from the Wonder Bread Baking Company in St. Louis. He was an avid fisherman and he loved gardening.
He was a member of St. Damian's Catholic Church and Holy Name in Damiansville, Damiansville Chamber of Commerce, Metro East Automotive Lodge #313, and was a Veteran of the United States Air Force.
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